Being a Queen in Persia didn’t actually entitle you to any official powers (the King’s ex-wife could testify to that), so when the King offered Esther half his Kingdom she had the chance at real power. She could have thrown her people under the bus and become the most powerful woman in the world.
But she remembered where she came from and chose to help her people.
Have a think today about where you come from, and the people who helped you get to where you are today.
Is there someone you could show your appreciation to?
Today’s thought-for-the-day is from David